A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Socorro in Philippines. Event id: us2000jc1a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jc1a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.55 km (69 miles). Global time and date of event 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 15:42:15 / January 20, 2019 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:42:15 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.863° East, 9.5849° North, depth 110.55 km.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayugan, Nasipit, Loreto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WSW of Socorro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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